The bauxite residue storage pond and the broken dyke

The bauxite residue storage pond and the broken dyke

Author: 
Gruiz Katalin

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Pieces of the dyke broken...
The body of the dyke drifted...
Outside view of the broken dyke at the10th reservoir
Working equipment under the...
The 10th red mud reservoir seen from the inner part
View of the broken dyke from...
Equipment in the breach
Equipment working along the...
Red mud in the 10th reservoir
Red mud in the 10th reservoir
Heterogeneity of the stored red slurry
Heterogeneity of the stored...
The drying red mud
The drying red mud
Salts precipitated on the surface of the drying red mud
Salts precipitated on the...
Heterogeneities
Heterogeneity of the red mud...
Red mud surface
Surface of the red mud
Cracks in the dyke
Further cracks in the dyke of...
Vertical crack in the dyke
Cracks in the dyke
Dyke of the red mud storage cell
Dyke of the red mud storage...
Dyke of the red mud reservoirs
Outer view of the intact dyke...
The 9th reservoir
The 9th reservoir of the red...
The underground reactive barrier around the reservoirs
The underground reactive...
The  leachate collection ditch
The leachate collection ditch

This photo gallery provides an overview of the bauxite residue storage facility and of the condition of the broken dyke as of November 2010.